Brazilian superstar Neymar is set to return to action having served his suspension.
He featured in Barcelona’s 3-0 rout of Espanyol and he is poised to do more as Barcelona make the last push for the La Liga title this term.
After their El Clasico surprise victory, Barcelona need Real to slip just once so they can retain the domestic league in which they have dominated far longer than their competitors in recent years.
On a personal level, Neymar may not have been as impressive this season. He has netted just nine times this season in the local league unlike Lionel Messi who has scored 33 goals and Suarez who has a total of 26. With just three league games left, the sterling forward is yet to reach double figures – something many would expect. Continue reading NEYMAR TO HELP BARCA IN CLOSING STAGES OF THE SEASON
There are media reports that Brazil and Barcelona forward Neymar will be signing a new five-year contract with the Spanish side.
The new deal will see the Brazilian player remain with Barcelona until 2021.
The Barcelona president said that Neymar is an important player for them and that they do not want to lose him. He stated that the player is also interested in remaining with Barcelona and that the new deal will be a reward for him. The president stated that Barcelona would also work on providing Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano an extended contract in order to keep them at the club.
There were reports that Manchester United and Chelsea might be interested in signing Neymar in the summer. Jose Mourinho is looking to boost his side’s attack and was apparently interested in the Brazilian forward. By giving Neymar this new deal, Barcelona signified their interest in the player and made a statement that their best player is not for sale.
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